Re: virus: Angelica de Meme

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Tue, 09 Apr 1996 03:01:59 -0700

Reed wrote:
>>>(5) Are we willing to accept alternative paradigms on a provisional
>>> basis to determine their relative usefulness and validity, regardless
>>> of their relation to these axioms?
I wrote:
>>Of course. What are they?
>Actually, "In Nomine" (a new RPG from Steve Jackson Games), which I had
>a chance to thumb through yesterday, has a very interesting context of a
>"symphony" or ultimate pattern of all existence. Various objects exist at
>various level, there is categorization into forces an explaination of how the
>spiritual world informs the corpreal one...etc,etc.
>It reminds me somewhat of the "Gaia" hypothesis crossed with Bloom's ideas
>of the "superorganism" and retold through the mythology of Christianity.
>Heady stuff, very interesting. Plus it has all kind of Angels and Devils and
>conflict and hypothetical crises and stuff to keep one from dealing with life.
>What could be more fun?

More fun? Adam and Eva stuff sounds great to me. Lots of interesdting
analogies to memetics. Quite a good alternative paradigm.

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159